Japanese Activities on Quaternary Research for the Inter-Congress Period 1995-1999
Japanese activities on Quaternary research for the inter-congress period from 1995 to 1999 is summarized in this report. Japan Association for Quaternary Research and the National Committee for Quaternary Research of Japan are main organizations for promoting Quaternary research in Japan. Japan Association for Quaternary Research have conducted each year annual and spring meetings on Quaternary research and published a regular journal entitled "<i>The Quaternary Research</i>" (<i>Daiyonki-Kenkyu</i>) with 5 issues a volume. Articles and review papers on various aspects of Quaternary research in English or in Japanese with English summary were published in "<i>The Quaternary Research</i>". One issue has been usually allocated for a special issue on symposium held in the annual meeting. The National Committee for Quaternary Research of Japan is located in the Science Council of Japan and is the contact point for international activities on Quaternary research including International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA). Japan Association for Quaternary Research and/or National Committee for Quaternary Research have organized and supported the national and international symposia and workshops on Quaternary research.
第四紀研究 38(3), 262-267, 1999-06-01
Japan Association for Quaternary Research